Tudor Pull – 11 May 2014

The Gloriana sails majestically downstream on the River Thames

The Tudor Pull, an annual rowing event by the Royal Watermen between two great HRP Palaces, Hampton Court and H.M Tower of London. . . . → Read More: Tudor Pull – 11 May 2014

Ravens at the Tower of London

ravens at the Tower of London

According to legend Charles II believed that if the ravens were ever to leave the Tower, the fortress and the kingdom would fail. . . . → Read More: Ravens at the Tower of London

Richmond Palace #LondonPalaces

RICHMOND PALACE – a Thameside royal residence, upstream of the Palace of Westminster, on the south, or Surrey bank of the river.

Richmond Palace by Wyngaerde circa 1562 – how magnificent it must have been

By far and away my favourite palace, there is very little that remains of the original Richmond Palace . . . → Read More: Richmond Palace #LondonPalaces

a tale of 2 #LondonTeashops

The very first thing I do every morning is make myself a cup of tea; I simply cannot start my day without my ‘cuppa’, so it makes perfect sense for me to explore the city’s tea houses.

The first and oldest would of course be TWININGS TEA SHOP in STRAND STREET on the . . . → Read More: a tale of 2 #LondonTeashops

one photo tour of London – Christopher Wren lived here

Christopher Wren lived here

Sir Christopher Wren – FRS (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He used to be accorded responsibility for rebuilding 51 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including his masterpiece, St. Paul’s . . . → Read More: one photo tour of London – Christopher Wren lived here

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